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Bachelor of Science (Human Development & Management)(Hons)(Serdang Campus)

Offered by: Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM)
Exam BodyInternal Degree, Malaysia
Course Duration8 Sem
Part Time/Full TimeFull Time
Fees (International Student)3793.60/Sem
CampusSerdang, Selangor
FacultyFaculty of Human Ecology
Conducted entirely in MalaysiaYes
Awarding CountryMalaysia
Level of StudyBachelor's Degree Level
Field of StudyBusiness Management & Administration
Stream RequirementsArts/Science Stream
Course Description

The Faculty of Human Ecology offers a double-major programme, Bachelor of Science (Human Development and Management) – which combines two major fields of study: Human Development and Management. This combination allows students to acquire and integrate knowledge and skills in those two fields. Changes in the era of industrialization and the virtual world call for an institution of higher learning that produces graduates who are knowledge workers with the relevant skills for the nation’s evolving human resource market.

The Bachelor of Science (Human Development and Management) programme is expected to produce workers with management skills who can play effective roles as individuals in the family and society


Curriculum Structure

Course Category

Credit Hours

University Courses


Core Courses of Human Development


Core Courses of Management


Elective Courses of Human Development


Elective Courses of Management




  * Excluding 2 credit from co-curriculum


  1. Ethics and Values in Development
  2. Malaysian Nationhood
  3. Asian and Islamic Civilization
  4. Ethnic Relations
  5. Agriculture and Man
  6. Oral Interaction Skills
  7. General Writing Skills
  8. Basic Entrepreneurship
  9. Information Technology and Its Application
  10. Principles of Biochemistry
  11. Biological Concept/General Physics/General Chemistry
  12. Statistics for Applied Sciences
  13. Introduction to Human Physiology
  14. Introduction to Human Development
  15. Research Methods
  16. Developmental Psychology: Children and Adolescents
  17. Basic Advising and Counseling
  18. Nutrition, Health and Environment
  19. Social Demography
  20. Industrial Training
  21. Final Year Project
  22. Introductory Accounting
  23. Financial Management
  24. Principles of Economics
  25. Principles of Management
  26. Business and Administrative Communication
  27. Organizational Behavior
  28. Quantitative Techniques for Business
  29. Principles of Marketing
  30. Commercial Law
  31. Strategic Management
  32. Introduction to Mathematics Economics and Business
  33. Developmental Psychology: Adult and Ageing
  34. Social Policy and Law
  35. Social and Human Services
  36. Management and Decision Making
  37. Information Technology, Globalisation and Quality of Life
  38. Programme Planning and Evaluation
  39. Development and Sustainability
  40. Social Psychology
  41. Cost and Management Accounting
  42. Microeconomics/Macroeconomics
  43. Human Resource Management
  44. Current Issues in Management
  45. Corporate Social Policy
  46. Quality Management
  47. Operation Management
  48. International Business Management
Entry Requirements

Candidates must fullfill the University General Requirements and specific programme requirements:

University General Requiments

A good pass in the Malaysian Certificate of Education (SPM)/its equivalent with a credit in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia or a credit in Bahasa Melayu/Bahasa Malaysia July Paper; and

A pass in the STPM Examination with at least; CGPA 2.00 and at least;

  • C grade (CGPA 2.00) in General Studies; and
  • C grade (CGPA 2.00) in two other subjects; or

A pass in the Matriculation Examination with at least CGPA 2.00; or

A Diploma or its equivalent which is recognized by the Malaysian Government and approved by the University Senate;and

At least Band 1 in the Malaysian University English Test (MUET).

Specific Programme Requiments

A minimum of Grade C (CGPA 2.00) in two of the following subjects at STPM level: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics S/Mathematics T/Further Mathematics T, Economics, Accounting, Geography, History, Business Studies, Usuluddin, Syariah, Sport Science, Computing; or

A minimum of Grade C (CGPA 2.00) in two of the following subjects at Matriculation level: Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Economics, Accounting, Business Management; or

A Diploma in a relevant field or any other qualification recognized by the UPM Senate; and

A pass in one of the following subjects at SPM level; Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Science; and 

A pass in one of the following subjects at SPM level: Mathematics S/Mathematics T/Further Mathematics T. 

All fees are in RM (Ringgit Malaysia) currency unless stated otherwise.

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